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DBMS > Druid vs. FoundationDB vs. RocksDB

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. FoundationDB vs. RocksDB

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Key-value store
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Score1.79
Rank#117  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#165  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
#80  Relational DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.foundationdb.orgrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designapple.github.io/­foundationdbgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsFoundationDBFacebook, Inc.
Initial release201220132013
Current release6.1.11, July 20196.3.6, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno infosome layers support typingno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adaptersupported in specific SQL layer onlyno
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoin SQL-layer onlyno
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyLinearizable consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoin SQL-layer onlyno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsnono

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